Looking faster and keener, Murray pushed through the second set in 37 minutes and the third in one minute less.
He dropped further behind the baseline and allowed Kuznetsov to dictate while clapping and grinning sarcastically towards his box.
But a remarkable point early in the second set put him on the right course.
The world number one got past Russian Andrey Kuznetsov in four sets - 6-4 4-6 6-2 6-0. "We will get a good crowd and there will be a great atmosphere". It was quite windy today.
As well as being able to work on the practice court with his team on the days between matches, Murray welcomes the scope that playing over the best of five sets offers.
Klizan - who went on to make 67 unforced errors - threw his racket down after Murray held in the next game, but regained his composure to hold and was a set up after winning a tie-break in which the Wimbledon champion was unhappy with a line call prior to double faulting.
Just 4-4 this clay season and with only one title this year, Andy Murray admits it's been a tough start to 2017. I was hitting the ball better when I was defending.
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"I have not had too many bad illnesses. At times I played some very solid stuff". In the victory, Murray won 72 percent of his first serve points and 54 percent of his second serve points.
And a poor game when he was serving for the set was swiftly cancelled out by a break to love.
Kuznetsov, meanwhile, has had a good clay season and made the semi-finals of the Geneva Open last week.
The contest looked like it could go either way but, once Murray took control, he showed the sort of ruthlessness that bodes well for the rest of the tournament.
The Slovakian, ranked No.50, then began to chance his arm and, as Murray's level dipped, raced to a 5-2 lead before, with yet another momentum shift, the Scot broke back and took the fourth set to a tiebreak, closing out the match with a scrambled volley. But I kept fighting.
"It's frustrating - it's the third time I have been ill this year", he admitted. As it went on I hit deeper and started to dictate more points.
"I will get through it - I'm sure of that. I did that in the end".
Murray will face Martin Klizan for a place in the last 32 after the Slovak prevailed in a tense five-setter against French wild card Laurent Lokoli.
The former champion claimed a convincing victory - 6-2 7-6 (8-6) 6-3. "After that, he talks to me of respect".
But the targets were voluntary, meaning the USA and the almost 200 other nations in the agreement could alter their commitments. Canada, the European Union and China have said they will honour their commitments to the pact if the United States withdraws.
The Philippines has been grappling with incidents of terrorism, especially on the southern island of Mindanao . Several people were seen injured, but police and Resorts World management have yet to give details.
Phil Mickelson has announced that he will miss this year's US Open to attend his daughter's High School graduation. Amanda was born a day after the US Open at Pinehurst in 1999, when Mickelson finished second to Payne Stewart .
North Korea's grain imports from China showed a more than fivefold surge last month from a year ago, a US broadcaster said Friday. Abe said he meant to use the G7 summit to underscore the danger posed by the unpredictable regime in North Korea.
Lisa Wood, whose father was on the plane, said a "lunatic" announced that he had "a bomb" about 20 minutes into the flight. The man who tried to enter the cockpit was reportedly subdued by other passengers, according to social media reports.
But Hamilton was arguably too far behind to reach the top 10 shootout. "Other than that.not much I can say about it". We made some changes for FP2, some mechanical changes, and went in the wrong direction - Lewis as well.
The two had a son, musician Elijah Blue Allman, and were frequent celebrity tabloid fodder before divorcing in 1978. Reports surfaced on April 24 that Allman was in hospice, although Allman substantiated a denial in a Facebook post.
Speaking in Berlin about the Paris climate change accord, he said that "China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment". Obama had made efforts during his administration to reduce USA emissions in an attempt to avert catastrophic climate change.
I was wrong", she tweeted . "My children, especially my 11 year old son, Barron , are having a hard time with this", he added. Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Trump's one-time campaign rival Hillary Clinton, called the photo " vile and wrong ".
Egypt's Christian minority, which makes up about 10% of the country's population, has repeatedly been targeted by armed groups. The east Libyan air force said Friday the strikes were targeting al-Qaeda linked forces and did not mention Islamic State .
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G7 leaders divided on climate change
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